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Food and Beverage Food Products

  • *India lifted import tax on crude palm oil to 30 pct from 15 pct. *Mistry says likely to boost local oilseed processing in India. SINGAPORE, Nov 21- Malaysian palm oil futures will likely fall a further 2-3 percent after India, the world's biggest buyer, raised its import duties to the highest in a decade, top industry analyst Dorab Mistry said on Tuesday.

  • SINGAPORE, Nov 21- Malaysian palm oil futures will likely fall a further 2-3 percent after India, the world's biggest buyer, raised its import duties to the highest in a decade, top industry analyst Dorab Mistry said on Tuesday. Malaysian palm oil futures slid for a third consecutive session on Tuesday to their weakest since mid-August at 2,612 ringgit a tonne, hit...

  • Nov 20- Tyson Foods Inc said it was putting on hold plans to build a chicken production plant in Kansas following opposition from local residents and the No. 1 U.S. meat processor said it would build a new $300 million facility in Tennessee. The company will continue to consider potential sites in Kansas for additional expansion of its poultry business, spokesman...

  • ST. LOUIS _ Post Holdings Inc. on Thursday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $14.2 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 93 cents per share. Post Holdings shares have risen slightly more than 2 percent since the beginning of...

  • Time Inc., up $3.55 to $16.20. The New York Times reported that Meredith Corp. will make another offer for the publisher. Wal-Mart Stores Inc., up $9.79 to $99.62.

  • SAO PAULO, Nov 16- Brazilian meat industry groups denied on Thursday problems with beef and pork shipments to Russia, after reports that food safety bodies there were evaluating possible irregularities that could lead to an import freeze. He said Brazil ships between 7,000 and 9,000 tonnes of beef to Russia every month and companies are "comfortable" regarding...

  • Cramer: If companies embrace the change millennials demand, they'll win long term

    Jim Cramer shared some takeaways he's gleaned from studying how millennials interact with business.

  • If companies embrace changes millennials demand, they'll win

    Jim Cramer shared some takeaways he's gleaned from studying how millennials interact with business.

  • Jim Cramer shared some takeaways he's gleaned from studying how millennials interact with business.

  • Papa John's apologizes for criticizing NFL players' national anthem protests

    Papa John's is apologizing for comments made by CEO John Schnatter blaming sluggish pizza sales on NFL players kneeling during the national anthem.

  • California- based Mercy For Animals filed a petition with the USDA that seeks to have poultry covered under the Humane Methods of Slaughter Act. A USDA spokeswoman said the agency didn't have an immediate comment but would release a response later Wednesday. Nearly 9 billion chickens raised for meat were slaughtered last year, along with 243 million turkeys...

  • Sean Connolly, chief executive officer of ConAgra Foods.

    Conagra introduced a number of new frozen foods this year that aim to match today's trends. Nielsen data shows gains over the last year.

  • LONDON/ ZURICH, Nov 15- Nestle, the world's largest packaged food firm, is reorganising its infant nutrition unit to compete with regional rivals, the latest in a string of shake-ups for global packaged goods companies struggling to reignite sales. Major brands still retain consumer trust that they have lost in other areas of packaged food, particularly in China,...

  • A customer shops for produce at a Whole Foods Market.

    The "Squawk on the Street" crew weigh in on news Amazon is reducing prices further on certain items at Whole Foods.

  • DAKOTA DUNES, S.D.— An aid fund application deadline is looming for workers laid off by South Dakota meat producer Beef Products Inc.. The company laid off more than 700 workers and closed plants in Texas, Kansas and Iowa in 2012. BPI sought $1.9 billion in a 2012 defamation lawsuit against ABC News.

  • LONDON/ ZURICH, Nov 15- Nestle, the world's largest packaged food firm, said on Wednesday it would reorganise its infant nutrition business to improve performance, five months after the new CEO listed the category as one of its priorities for growth. Big established brands still retain consumer trust that they have lost in other areas of packaged food,...

  • LONDON/ ZURICH, Nov 15- Nestle, the world's largest packaged food firm, said on Wednesday it would reorganize its infant nutrition business to improve performance, five months after the new CEO listed the category as one of its priorities for growth. Big established brands still retain consumer trust that they have lost in other areas of packaged food,...

  • LONDON, Nov 15- Nestle, the world's largest packaged food company, said on Wednesday it would reorganize its infant nutrition business to try to improve its performance. Stefan Catsicas, its chief technology officer, is leaving "to pursue entrepreneurial and venture capital activities outside Nestle. "He will be replaced by Stefan Palzer at the start of the year.

  • LONDON, Nov 15- Nestle, the world's largest packaged food company, said on Wednesday it would reorganise its infant nutrition business to try to improve its performance. Stefan Catsicas, its chief technology officer, is leaving "to pursue entrepreneurial and venture capital activities outside Nestle". He will be replaced by Stefan Palzer at the start of the year.

  • LOS ANGELES, Nov 15- The United States is falling behind Europe in the fight to curb the overuse and misuse of antibiotics in meat production and experts are warning of the possibility of dangerous drug-resistant "superbug" infections as a result, according to a new report on Tuesday. Denmark, Norway and the Netherlands go further by discouraging routine...